Phonebook app Truecaller has redesigned its Windows Phone 8 app to make it simple to filter out all the excess noise on your mobile device, given it real-time spam detection, Cortana Voice Search, Live Tile notifications among other features.
The new app is comes with the ability to search for relevant contact information or identify numbers better thanthe native phonebook offers. Home to 100 million users, and 2 billion searches per month, and 1.6 billion numbers, Truecaller can easily access complete contact profiles, even those outside of your phonebook, and you’ll never have to leave the app to find the right information for people and businesses that you want to connect with.
“We want to reinvent the communications experience for billions of consumers and solve a huge pain point for those who’ve suffered for far too long with annoying calls to their mobile phone,” said Nami Zarringhalam, co-founder and chief strategy officer of Truecaller.
New Truecaller for Windows features:
● Real-time Spam Detection: With the new update, spammer profiles can be searched across Truecaller’s global network so you can immediately detect if a spammer is trying to reach you. This means that no matter if a spam caller is calling you from anywhere in the world you’ll be able to utilize the global spam list to instantly see if it’s spam call.
● Cortana Voice Search: Ask Cortana to search a name or number by using the voice keyword ‘Truecaller’ and then the suggestion. Cortana will then open the Truecaller app and make a search for your request.
● Improved Caller ID: Now you can identify incoming calls, even if you don’t have the number in your phonebook. Truecaller’s platform consists of more than 1.6 billion contact numbers on people and businesses, which means that you never have to leave the app to search for unknown numbers or identify an incoming call.
● Real-time Profile Updates: Profile information is now updated every time you use the app, so you always have the most up to date contact profile information without switching apps.
● New Live Tile Notifications: Truecaller notifications now show up on your Live Windows Tile, so an alert will pop up whenever you have a new contact request or any other notification.
● Advanced Search and Discovery: The new Truecaller uses search algorithms to improve the way you search, so when you type a name, the app will prioritize the name displayed against your phone book and the broader Truecaller community.
● Improved Language Support: With the new update users will be able to switch language within the app without having to reset the phone. Right-to-Left language support has also been added in the new version.
The newly designed Truecaller is available for free download now in the Windows Phone Store. The Truecaller app is also available for other devices on Google Play, the Apple App Store, BlackBerry and Nokia feature phones. Additionally, the free dial pad replacement app, Truedialer is available on Android and Windows Phone.